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Trekking in Greenland: The Arctic Circle Trail : From Kangerlussuaq to Sisimiut (2nd ed. Mar. 19)

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ISBN:
9781852849672
Sprog:
Engelsk
Indbinding:
Hæftet
Forlag:
Cicerone
Udgivelsesdato:
15-02-2019
Udgivelsesår:
2019
Udgivelsesland:
Storbritannien
BESKRIVELSE:
2nd edition March 2019. At just over 100 miles long, and taking 7 to 10 days to complete, the Arctic Circle Trail crosses the largest ice-free patch of West Greenland. This splendid trekking route, lying 25-30 miles north of the Arctic Circle runs from Kangerlussuaq to Sisimiut (both of which have airport access). The trail traverses remote, empty, silent and stunningly scenic arctic tundra, and is mostly gently graded with just a few short, steep and rocky slopes. However, the landscape between the two towns of Kangerlussuaq and Sisimiut is extremely remote and those who choose to take on this route must be competely self-sufficient. The book includes plenty of practical information on what to take with you and when to go, as well as on safety, travel and accommodation. Fully illustrated with a variety of photographs and its route is highlighted on continuous trekking maps. The guide also includes an optional extension to the Greenlandic ice cap. Contents: Map key Polar view of Greenland Overview map Introduction Geology The ice cap Wildlife Plants and flowers History Culture Travelling to Greenland When to go Accommodation Toilets Health and safety Food, drink and fuel Language Money Communications Trekking in Greenland River crossings What to take Waymarking and access Maps Emergencies Using this guide Last chance to see? The Arctic Circle Trail Kangerlussuaq Preamble - Ascent of Sugar Loaf Optional Extension - Ice cap to Kangerlussuaq Day 1 Kangerlussuaq to Hundeso Day 2 Hundeso to Katiffik Day 3 Katiffik to Canoe Centre Day 4 Canoe Centre to Ikkattooq Day 5 Ikkattooq to Eqalugaarniarfik Day 6 Eqalugaarniarfik to Innajuattoq Day 7 Innajuattoq to Nerumaq Day 8 Nerumaq to Kangerluarsuk Tulleq Day 9 Kangerluarsuk Tulleq to Sisimiut ?Sisimiut Post-amble - Ascent of Nasaasaaq APPENDIX A Route summary table APPENDIX B Language notes and glossary APPENDIX C Useful contacts
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